CHERUB: The Recruit

CHERUB: The Recruit: Book 1

Children's, New & Recommended, Teenage & Young Adult
Paperback Published on: 15/04/2004
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Synopsis

The first title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series! James hits rock bottom before he's offered a new start in an intriguing organisation ...A terrorist doesn't let strangers in her flat because they might be undercover police or intelligence agents, but her children bring their mates home and they run all over the place. The terrorist doesn't know that one of these kids has bugged every room in her house, made copies of all her computer files and stolen her address book. The kid works for CHERUB.CHERUB agents are aged between ten and seventeen. They live in the real world, slipping under adult radar and getting information that sends criminals and terrorists to jail.For official purposes, these children do not exist.Praise for the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true' - Sunday Express 'Crackling tension and high-octane drama' - Daily Mail 'A really good book that you could re-read over and over again' - Guardian 'Pacy writing, punchy dialogue and a gripping plot, it's got it all' - Daily Express 'Fast-moving action ... and cool gadgets!' - The TimesVisit cherubcampus.com - the essential internet destination, packed with exclusive content and with in-depth biographies of CHERUB characters, out-takes and bonus stories.

  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
  • ISBN: 9780340881538
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 250g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 26 mm

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CHERUB: The Recruit
Best book I've ever read
One word; wow. Naturally, I read extremely slow, however, because of the gripping, funny and generally awesome storyline I couldn't put it down. I finished... READ MORE
Megan
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
Why is it that everyone stereotypes these books as 'boy books'? I love this book, and the rest of the series, and I am a girl! This book is really exciting... READ MORE
libby gargett
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
The army style training James goes through when he is recruited by the CHERUB organisation feels so realistic that I found myself willing him to get throug... READ MORE
Caolan OHagan
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
I read the CHERUB series not so long ago and absolutely loved it. I had never read a book from cover to cover until i read this one. THIS BOOK WAS AMAZING!... READ MORE
William Sykes
CHERUB: The Recruit
007 school
A great story, fast and fun and very current. The main character James Adams, is almost real life and his sister Lauren, but like most novels, james and la... READ MORE
Jeffbee
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
This is great 'stuff of daydreams' entertainment. James is a likeable character as are all the cherub agents and instructors, even the mean ones. All of ... READ MORE
Cheryl Brassey
CHERUB: The Recruit
AMAZING!!
Age:13 I read this book in one sitting so amazing extremely goooooood book!!!!
TheLegendDuck
CHERUB: The Recruit
This book is awsome.
I'm not big on book but book read cover to cover in 1 sitting. This book is a starter to an even better series, I have read the complete series up to date ... READ MORE
Erridge
CHERUB: The Recruit
Change
I first read the books when I was nine, one after another not put in them down before I had finished them. You get so attached to the characters and alway... READ MORE
Freya Sarson
CHERUB: The Recruit
Raw and gritty! Excellent :)
I thought this story was well structured, gritty and raw. I think this was the main appeal. It was gripping because it was so honest and down to earth. Muc... READ MORE
JMH88
CHERUB: The Recruit
fabby fab fab fabby
this book is amazing! also the good thing about the cherub series is that the books dont follow onto each other! robert (the author) describes everything i... READ MORE
moomoo
CHERUB: The Recruit
Book review of The Recruit:
The recruit is an action/thriller book. I very much enjoyed reading it, after I’d read it I immediately went and bought the whole series. The author is Rob... READ MORE
johannzg
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
I really enjoyed the Alex Rider books but i'm afraid to say that James, Bruce and definately Kerry would kick Alex's arse. More gritty, down to earth and r... READ MORE
Mike Cosstick
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
An amazing book which i read in just two days, alex rider readers will find this book to be their dream read
alexander stephanides
CHERUB: The Recruit
waw :)
I love it, Non stop actions makes it hard to put down. I read the first one in 2 days and then bought more which were all just as good.
katie95
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
fab-tastic
Matthew B.
CHERUB: The Recruit
Action Packed and Thrilling
This book is pretty much the top of childrens action books. The storyline encorporates lots of issues for kids nowadays and is very realistic. The overall ... READ MORE
Thomas B
CHERUB: The Recruit
The books speak for themselves!
There are about 10 books in this series and the final arriving soon... an excellent book for around age 12 - 112 and I think this is the best series of it'... READ MORE
Loopylyds
CHERUB: The Recruit
the recruit
this is the first book of Muchamore's series that follows the activity of a secret organisation known as CHERUB, a team of young children trained in espion... READ MORE
Billy Heyward
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
Cracking starts to a series. You will really care for James Adams by the time he has to go through his arduous training.Recommended for fans of ALex Rider,... READ MORE
Marian Ohta
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
this book is one of the best books i've read and i've read a lot of books so you should get it and it's also a brilliant price for a book like this.
brillianta
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
i realy good but i hate the bit wear james and the other girl have to split up
Muhammed Umarji
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
Who would of thought that a boy that age would have been able to do that........genius, punchy, exciting- and once more you would definately wish it was tr... READ MORE
Alex Turner
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
The Recruit is a brilliant book for anyone over the age of 12, <strong> boy or girl. </strong> Even for people who don't normally reead. When I... READ MORE
Francis Chambers
CHERUB: The Recruit
Mind blowing
I read this a few years ago now, and is in fact, the book that got me into reading. I then suggested this book to a friend, who enjoyed it. Trust me, if yo... READ MORE
Andrew Musk
CHERUB: The Recruit
Addictive
At first i'd never really heard of the CHERUB series and then my friend told me to read it. I barely moved for two days. The best book i ever read
MopHead
CHERUB: The Recruit
Thrilling
The Robert Muchamore series are genius , intresting and deeply entertaining.
Ruh
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit
I am a 14 yr old girl and I absolutely loved this book. I read it in one day and bought the second one the next day. It does say it's for older children bu... READ MORE
Anya Hobbs
CHERUB: The Recruit
The Recruit-CHERUB by Robert Muchamore
This is an amazing book, with a thrilling adventure story ahead
Dmitry
CHERUB: The Recruit
amazing
This book is amazing, I read it when I was nine and it was not to dificult to understand but I would not recommend it to young reader as some of the conten... READ MORE
roosieroo123
CHERUB: The Recruit
Be Careful, Language Not For Younger Readers
I ordered this with my daughter, aged 9, as it sounded a refreshing change from the usual "girly" books - she is an excellent reader and having finished th... READ MORE
NC1
CHERUB: The Recruit
Great Book
i've been reading cherub for quite some time now, and quite honestly i just keep on coming back to these books again and again. although based towards you... READ MORE
ubayd
CHERUB: The Recruit
All time favourite book!
Some of the first ever series of books that I've read!
Deniz Aygun